By Harry Fokkens, Stijn Arnoldussen

The Low nations round the deltas of the rivers Rhine, Meuse and Scheldt have a protracted culture in huge scale archaeological study. This ebook brings jointly examine from 13 of the biggest Bronze Age settlements defined through their unique excavators. those contributions are preceded through introductory chapters writen via the editors, offering a whole assessment of the nation of Dutch Bronze Age payment learn, the major websites and the explanatory types present inside of it. criteria were constructed for the research of Bronze Age apartment plans and payment websites and new versions for the examining of the settled panorama. the wealthy facts of the Low international locations additionally comprise burial parts and deposition areas. The findings awarded could be obvious to mirror the location over a wide sector of lands bordering the North Sea.

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I The main places mentioned in the text. Legend: a: 5–10 m; b: 10–40 m; c: 40–80 m; d: 80–400 m; e: >600 m Roden Hijken Elp Borger Emmen / Emmerhout Angelslo Noordbarge Dalen Texel - Den Burg Medemblik Andijk Hoogkarspel Bovenkarspel Velsen Noordwijk Den Haag Dalfsen / Regteren Vasse Zwolle Raalte Deventer Colmschate Zutphen Rhenen Elst Dodewaard Kesteren-Lienden Tiel-Medel Wijk bij Duurstede Zijderveld Geldermalsen - de Bogen Rumpt - Eigenblok Molenaarsgraaf Maldegem (B) Breda Loon op Zand Weelde (B) Oss Nijnsel Boxmeer Boekel Someren Bocholt (D) Rhede (D) 1 Towards new models Harry Fokkens and Stijn Arnoldussen Introduction Bronze Age settlement research in the Netherlands has a long tradition.

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